Pat's Do Ahead Party Chicken

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READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by The Jelly Room

My husband lived on a street where a neighborhood chef would create dishes, then call the neighbors at all hours. They would stumble over in PJs and tast the latest creation. Then he would throw them all out and go to bed. He was famous for this chicken recipe. I found stuffed it in a cookbook, got the story, tried the dish, got the rave reviews, and am sharing because a relative said "FINALLY, a new Chicken recipe!" Don't be afraid to make this for the family dinner for a trial. Great served with steamed rice and roasted brocolli. If you make chafing pans of this, double the recipe here. You can wing the rest to accomodate any size crowd. The muenster holds up well, and if you are not a mushroom fan, just leave them out!

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Directions

  1. Cut chicken breasts in half lengthwise, and pound slightly with a meat mallet (having chicken in a durable zipper bag.).
  2. Place pounded chicken in a bowl, pour scrambled egg over the chicken, stirring to coat chicken. Cover and place bowl in the refrigerator for a 2 or more hours.
  3. Slice mushrooms. Saute for just a few minutes in melted butter. set aside.
  4. Dredge chicken pieces in seasoned (or plain) bread crumbs, and place on a platter.
  5. In an electric skillet, melt enough butter to coat bottom of pan, on med hi heat.
  6. Fry chicken pieces just until lightly browned, turning to fry other side, and adding butter to the pan as needed. Chicken WILL NOT be DONE at this point.
  7. Place browned chicken in a 13x9 pan, (or the size to fit your party!).
  8. Cover chicken with sliced muenster cheese.
  9. Place sauteed mushrooms over muenster cheese. .
  10. ** *If desired, you can stop here, cover with foil and refrigerate***.
  11. AT Cooking time Preheat oven to 350.
  12. Mix bouillon with boiling water, set aside until dissolved.
  13. Pour dissolved bullion mixture over the top of the chicken.
  14. Cover pan with foil.
  15. Bake 45 minutes with foil on.
  16. Remove foil and bake 15 additional minutes to brown cheese. (you can also carefully broil for a few minutes here instead, but watch it carefully!).
  17. Serve with a spoon handy for the wonderful sauce.

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